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  • Letter: School's production on Vietnam impresses

    Burbank High School's play production class once again impressed my family so much last week with their theatrical documentary “Vietnam 101: The War on Campus” multimedia production. The professional caliber of the young actors and the real-life highlighting of events was a surprise for my wife, who is just young enough to have missed comprehending directly what this tumultuous time was about.
  • Burb's Eye View: Cookies, memories and our local veterans

    Doris Vick's dental drill was busted, and the strapping young technician who came to fix it was having a heck of a time. This was one of those foot-pedal-powered drills, she recalls. The World War II-era technology was state of the art at the time; it...

    Dining review: A touch of Saigon

    Dining review: A touch of Saigon
    With its stylized olive-and-black façade and the silhouette of a lone woman in a wide hat standing in the midst of white lettering, Mama Hong's Vietnamese Kitchen stands out on Burbank's San Fernando Boulevard. Inside, spare décor and clean lines...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A company works against America's image

    A painted glass sign inscribed “The Buck Stops Here” sat on Harry Truman's desk during his presidency. The expression originated from poker in which a buckhorn-handled knife was used to indicate the person whose turn it was to deal. If the...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Examining the fog of war

    Trinh Thi Ngo was like Dr. Pepper. Rain or shine she broadcast three times a day from Radio Hanoi, attempting to persuade us that American involvement in Vietnam was immoral. Trying to incite feelings of homesickness and fear, she played popular U.S....